A tongue twister is a phrase or sentence that is difficult to articulate due to similar sounds, syllables or letters, making it challenging to pronounce quickly and accurately.
Tongue twisters help to improve English by strengthening pronunciation and diction skills, as well as developing better control over the mouth and tongue muscles. Practicing tongue twisters also improves memory, concentration and fluency, making it easier to communicate more effectively in English. Moreover, tongue twisters are a fun and engaging way to learn and practice English, especially for children or English language learners.
Below are the collection of 75 tongue twisters with 8 different accents provides a fun and engaging way to improve English pronunciation skills.
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1. A proper copper coffee pot can keep coffee hot.
2. Betty Botter bought some butter, but she said the butter's bitter. If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter. So, she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter, and she put it in her batter, and the batter was not bitter. So it was better Betty Botter bought some better butter.
3. Betty and Bob brought back blue balloons from the big bazaar.
4. Big blue bees buzz by the barn.
5. Billy bought a bit of butter but the butter was a bit bitter, so Billy bought a better butter to make the bitter butter better.
6. Billy's big blue bike bounced over the bumps.
7. Black background, brown background.
8. Black bug's blood, black blood's a bloody bug's blood.
9. Bobby brings big blue balloons.
10. Bobby bubbles and babbles in the bath.
11. Can you can a canned can into an uncanned can like a canner can can a canned can into an uncanned can?
12. Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie?
13. Clara craves coffee constantly.
14. Clean clams crammed in clear cans.
15. Cute cats can't cook cookies, but they can catch mice.
16. Dan the dog digs deep ditches.
17. Danny's dad drives a dirty Dodge.
18. Dashing David dug a deep ditch.
19. Dave's dog dove deep in the dam.
20. David dug a ditch and ditched the digger he dug the ditch with.
21. Did Doug dig David's ditch or did David dig Doug's ditch?
22. Dolly dug a ditch and David helped Dolly dig the ditch.
23. Doug's dogs dig deep holes.
24. Fickle Freda fried fresh fish for Friday's food.
25. Four furious friends fought for the phone.
26. Frank found five furry frogs in a field of flowers.
27. Freda fried fresh fish for Friday's feast.
28. Frivolously fanciful Frank flips finely formed flapjacks for his friends on Friday.
29. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't very fuzzy, was he?
30. How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
31. How many cans can a canner can, if a canner can can cans?
32. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood.
33. I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen.
34. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.
35. I thought a thought, but the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought.
36. I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.
37. Irish wristwatch, Swiss wristwatch.
38. Kelly keeps a kitten in her kitchen.
39. Kelly keeps candy in her colorful kitchen cupboard.
40. Larry's lanky legs lunged left and right.
41. Lazy lions lounged in the luscious land of Leo.
42. Little Lola Lopes loves lollipops.
43. Lucky Larry likes to lick lemon lollipops.
44. Pam planted a pack of pink and purple pansies in the pot.
45. Patty paid the painter for the pretty purple paint.
46. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, how many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
47. Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, is the peanut-butter picky people pick.
48. Randy roamed round the rugged rocks, the rugged rocks Randy roamed round.
49. Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.
50. Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
51. Sally sells seashells by the seashore. The shells Sally sells are surely seashells.
52. Seven silly snakes slithered slowly south.
53. Seven slick snails slid slowly sideways.
54. She saw Sharleen's shawl, but Sharleen never saw Sally's shoes.
55. She sees seas in Sussex, Sally says.
56. She sells seashells on the seashore. The shells that she sells are seashells I'm sure.
57. Shirley shopped for shoes and shirts on a sunny Saturday.
58. Short, sharp shock, six stick shifts stuck shut.
59. Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed Shilly-shallied south. These sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack. Sheep should sleep in a shed.
60. Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards.
61. Six slimy snails sailed slowly seaward.
62. Susie works in a shoeshine shop. Where she shines she sits, and where she sits she shines.
63. The big black bug bit the big black bear, but the big black bear bit the big black bug back.
64. The cat crept carefully, catching crickets.
65. The doctor dropped the dropper and the drug dripped onto the dresser.
66. The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.
67. The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
68. The twenty-two teachers taught the twelve tough teens to tango.
69. Tom threw Tim three thumbtacks.
70. Tommy Tucker tried to tie Tammy's tie.
71. Walter walked with Winnie through the wet woods.
72. Walter went to Wales to watch the walruses wander.
73. Wendy went west for winter weather.
74. Whether the weather is hot, whether the weather is cold, we'll weather the weather, whatever the weather.
75. Willie's really weary. Weary Willie's worn out.